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Simeon Leete

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Leete's Island, Guilford,New Haven Co,Connecticut
Death: Died in Leete's Island, Guilford,New Haven Co,Connecticut
Cause of death: Shot by the British in a skirmish at Leete’s Island
Place of Burial: Leete’s Island Cemetery, Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of (Deacon) Pelatiah Leete and Lydia Leete
Husband of Zerviah Leete
Father of Anson Leete; Augustus Leete and Simeon Leete
Brother of Eber Leete; Lydia Leete (Leete); Noah Leete; Pelatiah Leete (2); Pelatiah Leete (1) and 2 others

Managed by: Stephen Edward Dickson
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About Simeon Leete

A Patriot of the American Revolution for CONNECTICUT with the rank of Private. DAR Ancestor #: A068767

Simeon Leete April 14, 1753 Leetes Island, Connecticut-June 19, 1781 Leetes Island, Connecticut

Simeon was injured when the British raided Leetes Island June 18, 1781. Simeon died the next day.

Sources:

"He was shot by the British in a skirmish at Leete’s Island. The following is the inscription upon his tombstone: 'In Memory of Mr. Simeon Leete who was shot by the Enemy at Leete’s Island the 18th, and died the 19th, day of June 1781, in the 29th year of his age.' His family removed, in 1802, to Fairfield, Herkimer County, N.Y. and afterward, in 1817, to Chautauqua County N.Y., and to Erie County, PA.”

Source: ("The Family of William Leete," By Alvin Talcott, c1884. Pg. 7) Added By David Metzler 9/27/2014.

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Simeon Leete's Timeline

1753
April 14, 1753
Leete's Island, Guilford,New Haven Co,Connecticut
1766
1766
Age 12
Leete's Island, Guilford,New Haven Co,Connecticut
1777
May 21, 1777
Age 24
Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
1779
January 25, 1779
Age 25
Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
1781
June 19, 1781
Age 28
Leete's Island, Guilford,New Haven Co,Connecticut
1781
Age 27
Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
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Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, USA